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September 8, 2007   •  Category: "Rendition", Gallery Updates, Public AppearancesComments Off on Toronto Film Festival – Rendition Premiere

Ms. Witherspoon looked like a true movie star at the Toronto Film Festival Rendition premiere. She wore a stunning black number and had her hair on soft waves. It may be one of my personal favorite Reese looks of all time!

Unfortunately the word from Toronto is that Rendition does not quite live up to the expectations and early buzz. Below is a quote from Variety regarding Reese’s performance, which was quite crushing for me to read… Read full review here:

Even Witherspoon, normally the most spirited of performers who can inject even limited characters and blah scripts with her own spark, can do little but mope around and search for different ways to look worried. A limited acting exercise, to say the least.



September 8, 2007   •  Category: "Rendition"Comments Off on TIFF Rendition Press Conference Article

Two of young Hollywood’s biggest superstars descended upon the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday to promote what’s already one of the most buzzed-about movies of the 10-day movie marathon.

Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal, rumoured to have become romantically involved when they shot the taut, post-9-11 thriller Rendition last year, sat with two people between them at a packed downtown news conference and weren’t asked any questions about their alleged relationship.

The flaxen-haired Witherspoon, dressed in a black and navy cap-sleeved dress with black patent stilettos, said she was happy to take on the role because of how it personalized the after-shocks of terrorism.

Witherspoon plays the pregnant wife of an Egyptian-American travelling abroad who is detained – and soon savagely tortured – following a deadly suicide bombing that kills a CIA operative. She embarks upon a mission to find her husband as Gyllenhaal, playing a CIA man with a conscience in Egypt, tries to determine the terrified man’s guilt or innocence.

“We become more anesthetized as we see more news and coverage of things that I just don’t connect to anymore … it feels like the suicide bombings are so prolific and sometimes you don’t find the stories of reverberation, and how the families are affected,” said the 31-year-old actress.

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September 7, 2007   •  Category: "Rendition", Gallery Updates, Public Appearances1 Comment

Reese Witherspoon is currently in Toronto, Canada at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival. She attended the press conference for Redition earlier today with fellow cast Jake Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard, and looked stunning in black and navy blue dress with black pumps. Her hair was lovely in loose waves! The first available pictures are now up in the gallery. The world premiere of the film is tonight so I’m sure we’ll see premiere pictures soon!



August 29, 2007   •  Category: "Rendition", Gallery Updates3 Comments

The first poster for Rendition has made is debut. You can check it out in the gallery. I have to say it’s pretty powerful, and I’m growing more and more excited to see this film.

Rendition is a thriller from director Gavin Hood. Witherspoon stars as the American wife of an Egyptian-born chemical engineer who disappears on a flight from South Africa to Washington. The woman desperately tries to track her husband down, while a CIA analyst (Jake Gyllenhaal) at a secret detention facility outside the U.S. is forced to question his assignment as he becomes party to the man’s unorthodox interrogation.



August 28, 2007   •  Category: "Penelope"Comments Off on New Release For Penelope

According to Indie Wire, Penelope was dropped by IFC films and is going to be released on February 2008 with another studio. Here’s an excerpt from the article:

A theatrical release of Mark Palansky’s Penelope, the Toronto ‘06 premiere starring Reese Witherspoon which had been scheduled to open this Friday, was recently dropped. With no larger-budget releases on its longterm slate, IFC is instead focusing on its emerging IFC First Take label that simultaneously releases independent and foreign language films in theaters and via cable TV video-on-demand services.

Acquired jointly by IFC Films and The Weinstein Company out of Toronto last year (with IFC handling North American theatrical distribution and TWC taking home video), Penelope was initially slated for a wide release in April but ten days before opening day, IFC publicly announced that the film had been bumped to August 17th. A Type A Films production that was financed and produced by Stone Village Pictures, the film was written by Leslie Caveny and also stars James McAvoy, Catherine O’Hara and Peter Dinklage.

In recent weeks, it became clear that IFC would not be releasing Penelope and indieWIRE has confirmed that the film’s producers are planning a February 2008 release with another company.

To read the whole article, check out Indie Wire. Thanks to Confessions of Christina Ricci for the heads up!



August 23, 2007   •  Category: "Rendition"Comments Off on Rendition at TIFF

Rendition will see its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, September 7, 2007. For further details and ticket information, please refer to the festival’s website.



August 21, 2007   •  Category: "Four Christmases"Comments Off on Seth Gordon for Four Christmases

New Line is in negotiations with Seth Gordon (The King of Kong) to direct holiday comedy Four Christmases, starring Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon.

The mini-major’s planning on a December production start for Four Christmases, set up at Spyglass with Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum and Jonathan Glickman producing. Vaughn and Witherspoon are also producing the pic, in which a couple struggle to visit all four divorced parents on Christmas Day.

Script’s penned by the writing team of Matt Allen and Caleb Wilson. New Line execs are hopeful they can get Four Christmases into theaters during next year’s holiday season.

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August 18, 2007   •  Category: "Rendition", Gallery Updates, Role Rumors3 Comments

As promised, Glamour Reese Witherspoon has provided you with high quality scans of Reese’s awesome cover & spread in the August 24th issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine. In the article they state Reese will begin Four Christimases in the Winter, and next year the longly delayed Our Family Trouble (aka Bell Witch). Regular visitors will know that Our Family Trouble has been on and off since late 2005. Four Christmases, in which Reese would co-star alongside Vince Vaugn was just recently annouced in July.

Also an interesting mention in the article, Rendition co-producer Mark Martin says he initially had actress Cate Blanchett in mind for the role of Isabella El-Ibrahim, but Steve Golin, one of the producing partners, says he saw Reese in the role right away. He said “The movie is about somebody you love disapearing, and Reese is such a beloved actress – she’s such a girl-next-door type, only more beautiful – it makes what she goes through more relatable.” Wouldn’t you agree? 🙂 There was also a new movie still from Rendition in the piece. Happy viewing!









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